‘No dancing in the streets’: Why has Cambodia banned musical vehicle horns?

Authorities across Cambodia have been ordered to remove musical horns from vehicles and put a stop to roadside dancing.

Having ruled with an iron fist for 45 years, Cambodia’s governing party leaders have a lengthy list of practices that have been banned and political opponents jailed or forced to flee the country.

Now the country’s newly-appointed Prime Minister Hun Manet, the son of Cambodia’s longtime “strong man” ruler Hun Sen, has taken aim at a new source of social unrest: musical truck horns.

In a post on social media, the 46-year-old prime minister said he was disturbed by “dancing on the street to the musical beats of big cars”, according to an unofficial translation.

In full: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/3/21/no-dancing-in-the-streets-why-has-cambodia-banned-musical-vehicle-horns

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